Homemade bomb explodes in Turkey’s metro station

d35795b282034367b8cefc9d66b1a022_18Istanbul: A home-made bomb jolted the precincts of a metro bus station in Istanbul on Tuesday, which resulted in massive panic among the people there, in the evening rush hour.

According to the police reports, the explosion caused by the home-made bomb resulted in more than half a dozen injuries, the rescue teams came into action soon after the explosion took place and the injured were rushed to the nearby hospital.

The local mayor and the state-run Anatolia news agency confirmed upon the news that the bomb which caused the blast along the lines of metro bus station was homemade, which came at a time of growing jitters over security management as regulated in the precinct of Istanbul and the risk of an infamous militant attack in Turkey’s largest city.

The reports also stated that the blast was heard in several areas of the city, managed to target an overpass close to the metro station located in the Bayrampasa district of Istanbul. “Five of our citizens were injured when a pipe bomb left on barriers on the overpass exploded, “Attila Aydiner, the district mayor was reported as saying.

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